was born here in the bay area in concord. he is regarded as one of america's greatest jazz musicians. he became known for his exotic, challenging rhythms in music pieces such as take sides. he broke racial barriers, playing in a black jazz clubs in the deep south in the 1950's. he refused to play in segregated been used. >> the wet weather is passing and we are watching the weather come through and we will have the next on your morning commute.